October is decision month for the Al-Noor Charitable Trust.

The organisation hopes to be selected as a Ministry of Education partnership school in the next round of funding grants, which would help establish the An-Nur Kiwi Academy (AKA) in South Dunedin.

The $8 million secondary boarding school for Muslim boys will be based at the former St Patrick's Primary School in Melbourne St, and is expected to educate about 100 year 11-13 boys from across the country.

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